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Energy Professionals to Visit and Speak at OU Law

Meg Molleston, the Vice-President of GeoSouthern Energy Corporation, will be speaking at noon on April 8th in classroom 2. Ms. Molleston has vast experience and knowledge of the oil and gas industry and will provide an excellent opportunity for students to learn more about the industry that fuels the nation.

Accompanying Ms. Molleston will be Deborah Hubbs and Andrew Calder. Deborah Hubbs is a graduate of OU Law who serves as the General Counsel and head of business development for GeoSouthern Energy.

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OU Law Students Attend Secretary of State Kerry’s Town Hall Meeting in Washington, D.C.

On March 18, four OU College of Law students (Alex Duncan, Veronica Jacob, Cassandra Kolenda, and Caroline Lewis) and Professor Evelyn Aswad attended a Town Hall meeting at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on the topic of “Making Foreign Policy Less Foreign”.   Secretary of State John Kerry led the discussion and emphasized the importance of international law in resolving a number of global challenges, including with respect to the unfolding situation in the Ukraine. 

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OU Law Professor Owen Anderson Teaches Class to Mexican Oil and Gas Regulatory Agency

Professor Owen Anderson spent half a day with employees of Comision Nacional de Hidrocarburos (CNH), the Mexican oil and gas regulatory agency.  He taught a class on the new petroleum investment reforms in Mexico.  Lawyers, geologists, engineers and economists from CNH, along with several people from SENER, attended the class which was held at the company’s office in Mexico City.   Anderson was one of three attorneys teaching the class.  He was joined by Jay Park, a Calgary lawyer, and Nicolas Borda, a Mexican lawyer.

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OU Law Professor Owen Anderson Selected as AIPN Professor in Residence

The Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN) has selected Professor Owen Anderson as its 2014 Professor in Residence.  He is the third professor to earn this honor.  AIPN is an independent not-for-profit association supporting international energy negotiators around the world.  It created the Professor in Residence appointment to encourage greater participation by Education Advisory Board (EAB) members at the Association.   

Professor Anderson will act as an ambassador for AIPN and serve as a liaison between AIPN’s membership at large and the student community. 

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OU Law Achieves Highest Ranking of Any Oklahoma Law School in the US News & World Report Survey History

The University of Oklahoma College of Law jumped 10 spots in the latest US News & World Report 2015 Ranking of Best Law Schools to #58.  The ranking is the highest by any Oklahoma law school in survey history.

OU Law has received a number of recent accolades, including:

• For the second year in a row, OU Law was named a Top 20 “Best Value” Law School by National Jurist Magazine
• No. 4 “Best Quality of Life” by The Princeton Review
• No. 19 Moot Court Program by The Blakely Advocacy Institute

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